LGBT Medical Education Research Group

Gabriel Garcia, M.D.

LGBT MERG Title Advisor
Other Affiliations Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology & Hepatology) and Associate Dean of Medical School Admissions, Stanford University School of Medicine
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Gabriel Garcia, M.D. is Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Medical School Admissions at Stanford University School of Medicine. He was born in Havana, Cuba and grew up in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. He received his A.B from Cornell University in 1973 and his M.D. from New York University in 1977. He is an internist and gastroenterologist who specializes in the care of patients with viral hepatitis and other liver diseases, and has research interests in the natural history and management of patients with liver diseases. In 2004 he was invited to provide testimony to the Institute of Medicine Committee on Institutional and Policy Level Strategies on Increasing the Diversity of the U.S. Health Care Workforce, and in 2005 was a key informant to the Sullivan Alliance.

He also directs a year-long undergraduate patient advocacy service-learning course at Stanford University and has developed a international service learning program entitled Community Health in Oaxaca to address immigrant health issues. He has supervised an alternative spring break that examines the lives of California farm workers. In September of 2006, he was appointed Peter E. Haas Director of the Haas Center for Public Center at Stanford University.

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